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geithner is that he -- you would not, if you were in the betting market at the beginning of the obama first term, wount stha guy is going to be the guy who makes economic policy, this guy is going to be influential and go in the history books as one of america's most influential and important for better or ill treasury secretaries because he got a really bad start to the job. he stumbled out of the gate. he gave press conference that's were panned. he was not particularly close to barack obama. yet he managed to have by all accounts across the spectrum, tremendous influence and as someone who worked with him and sat across tables with him, neil, how did he pull that off? >> i think he has a sense of president obama. and i think they connected on a personal level. and he somehow earned the president's trust. but i think when you look at what he's done, it is a remarkable thing. most of the policies that he engineers or did in response to financial crisis were failed policies. and i think, you know, part of his legacy going to be what we're going to have to deal with in the coming years as a
's an industry on people betting against themselves. you hope you never need it and the insurance companieses are not in the business of paying out claims and their goal is to keep the money you gave them. they don't want to pay it out and we're finding that people think they have a particular level of coverage but when you delve into their insurance policy, they may not necessarily have it. we see with flood insurance people have flood insurance for structure but not for content. >> right. >> but then what the insurance companies. >> or wind damage but as soon as the wind is over 74 miles an hour you don't have hurricane coverage. >> the insurance companies think structure of a house is not what the local building department says. so they say structure is your foundation and your roof. what makes the house habitable. but it doesn't include sheetrock, insulation, floors. we would not allow you to live in a house with those things. but the insurance companies said, that's not structure. >> the broader pron here is that insurance is a way of dealing with the risk of catastrophe and it has been
to be football. there's too much money bet on it. owners are making too much money, players are making money. so much money and it's going to be here. i just hope and pray that the coaches and trainers and players all start to get it of how serious, you know, head trauma and brain injury can be. you know, just because you're not limping doesn't mean you're okay. >> mary ann, what would -- you said your husband felt used at the end of his life. what would justice for you look like? >> well, chris, because i have friends who are going through what i went through the last 20 years, justice would be that the nfl would take care of its players. just to provide the testing. the baseline mris need to be done for current players and for the retired players. a way to help them through the crisis that they're experiencing with dementia, als and alzheimer's. >> mary ann easterling, widow of ray easterling, kevin turner, you'll be doing a fund-raiser on super bowl weekend with mike ditka benefiting als research. thank you for sharing your stories this morning. really appreciate it. >> you're welcome. >> it
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